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Authentic Writing Experiences and Math Problem-Solving Using Shopping Lists
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Students use their emerging writing skills to write shopping lists. They work within a budget, use problem-solving skills to create lists, and buy their favorite treats at the class store.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Math
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Lesson
Provider:
ReadWriteThink
Provider Set:
ReadWriteThink
Date Added:
10/05/2018
BudgetBytes :Delicious Recipes Designed for Small Budgets
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At BudgetBytes, discover mouthwatering recipes that won't break the bank. The site dishes up hundreds of recipes broken down by category, with photos of every recipe.

You'll find great ideas for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, as well as heaps of yummy soups, salads, snacks, and desserts. BudgetBytes covers a lot of bases, including meat, vegetarian, vegan, and global recipes. There's even a list of 30 recipes specially designed for students. Bon appétit!

Subject:
Health Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Author:
BudgetBytes
Date Added:
03/01/2021
Budget Planner
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"The Budget Planner helps you create a customized budget in 3 simple steps. Gather information regarding your income and expenses and get started! If you don’t have all your information, you can always save and continue later.

This tool allows Canadians to create a personalized budget that they can save and update online. It draws on behavioural research into how people make financial decisions, and uses tips, guidelines and suggestions to make budgeting easier. "

Watch this video to get started: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eidft2ovmQc&feature=youtu.be (copy and paste this url into your browser).

Subject:
Math
Foundations
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Financial Consumer Agency Of Canada
Date Added:
11/26/2019
Cost Comparisons
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Students learn about the many types of expenses associated with building a bridge. Working like engineers, they estimate the cost for materials for a bridge member of varying sizes. After making calculations, they graph their results to compare how costs change depending on the use of different materials (steel vs. concrete). They conclude by creating a proposal for a city bridge design based on their findings.

Subject:
Design Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TeachEngineering
Provider Set:
TeachEngineering
Author:
Denali Lander
Denise W. Carlson
Joe Friedrichsen
Jonathan S. Goode
Malinda Schaefer Zarske
Natalie Mach
Date Added:
10/14/2015
Creating a Household Budget
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Spreadsheets Across the Curriculum module. Students track their expenses and use Excel to compare them to Seattle/Tacoma averages. Developed for adult students taking English as a Second Language.

Subject:
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Sara Baldwin
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Credit Card Analysis
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In this example, students are asked to obtain a credit card disclosure statement, identify the various interest rates and payment rules, and keep track of a revolving monthly balance under several payment scenarios. While modeling several months to a year of credit card statements is easily accomplished with pencil, paper, and a basic calculator, this example is also well-suited for analysis with a spreadsheet.

Subject:
Math
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Science Education Resource Center (SERC) at Carleton College
Provider Set:
Pedagogy in Action
Author:
Stuart Boersma
Date Added:
04/18/2018
Dollar Street
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Have you ever been interested in what it really costs to live somewhere per month?

Dollar Street let's you explore how others live all over the world based on their monthly income. You can click the photos to learn ore about the families pictured.

See how people really live.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Date Added:
12/12/2019
FCC: Knowledge Insider — Globalization
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CC BY-ND
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This resource is developed for grades 11 and 12. The resource links to Entrepreneurship, Financial Literacy, Economics, and Agriculture. This resource focuses on globalization, particularly in ag sector, and its economic, cultural, and social impacts. This resource includes activities to be used in an individual or group setting.

Subject:
Agriculture Studies
Cow/Calf Production
Entrepreneurship
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Reading
Author:
Todd McLauchlin
Date Added:
09/23/2019
FinLit 101
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LEARN THE 101 OF FINANCIAL LITERACY

With a fun, dynamic guide that makes money feel empowering, financial literacy becomes a life-long that that pays dividends.

Subject:
Financial Literacy
Math
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
FinLit101
Date Added:
06/02/2021
Finance & Economics: AMT Overview
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Tnis 4-minute video lesson provides an overview of what the Alternative Minimum Tax is and its purpose. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 149 of 184]

Subject:
Communication Studies
Career & Work Exploration
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
02/20/2011
Finance & Economics: Annual Interest Varying with Debt Maturity
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This 3-minute video lesson looks at how annual Interest varyies with debt maturity. [Core Finance playlist: Lesson 135 of 184]

Subject:
Communication Studies
Career & Work Exploration
Economics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Khan Academy
Provider Set:
Khan Academy
Author:
Khan, Salman
Date Added:
02/20/2011